Hershey's Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Hershey's

How many people work at Hershey?

What's your guess on how many employees the company will have before the end of the year? How about the overall headcount? And headcount at Hershey?

Happening Now, in Hershey

Layoffs are happening in the Hershey corporate offices now. Started in late Feb. 2018 and is expected to continue for 3 quarters. Seems to be mostly admin type positions. They seem to be keeping it very quiet. Morale is low, to say the least. Supply... —  read more 

Hershey Layoffs 2018

You can never tell if layoffs are planned, but if HR has too many meetings with closed doors you got to be freaked out. I am in Hershey.

Anyone surprised by Hershey's layoffs?

It's karma. They interfered with free enterprise and took choice away from the consumers by banning European dairy chocolate from entering the US in 2015. Their knee-jerk reaction was NOT to improve themselves when the competition was selling a... —  read more 

Hershey Layoffs 2016

What is the likelihood of Hershey layoffs in Hershey in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.

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Technical Center

In the few cases I know, the older employees have been getting excellent marks, great feedback and then suddenly hit layoffs. Sadly, it does make financial sense for the company. Just truly an evil handling of some of most accomplished and productive... —  read more 

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Layoffs Have Started

The much anticipated cut back of salaried Hershey employees has begun. I know of at least 10 people at the Technical Center who were given their pink slips this week alone and several more in the corporate offices. As per past practice they are... —  read more 

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September 2015 Layoffs

I left in 2011 but I heard that Hershey might be cutting jobs and laying off people in September or October 2015. Is there any truth in this or is this just a rumor?

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2015 and 2016 Layoffs

Anybody has more updates here. I have been hearing that there might be (the emphasis here is on "might") some layoffs in the corporate office as early as Q1 of 2016. Now, people have been talking about layoffs and job reductions for many years now... —  read more 

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We are looking into laying off people again

We are looking into laying off people again. There were several rounds over last few years. 2007 was pretty bad as we had a major reorg, we'll have a big reorg in 2014 or 2015 so you draw your conclusions right there. In 2007 we let 1500 people go as... —  read more 

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